Journal Articles

Peer-reviewed journal articles authored by CHSPR faculty and staff from 2009 to the present are listed here. Older peer-reviewed publications are usually available from individual journals and can be searched for using PubMed. Older reports published by CHSPR (from 1973) are available from the UBC Library cIRcle database. If you cannot find a specific publication, please contact us.


Barer ML, Evans RG, McGrail KM, Green B, Hertzman C, Sheps SB. Beneath the calm surface: the changing face of physician-service use in British Columbia, 1985/86 versus 1996/97. CMAJ. 2004 Mar 2;170(5):803-7.Read more

Reid R, Evans R, Barer M, Sheps S, Kerluke K, McGrail K, Hertzman C, Pagliccia N. Conspicuous consumption: characterizing high users of physician services in one Canadian province. J Health Serv Res Policy. 2003 Oct;8(4):215-24. Read more

Lavis JN, Ross SE, Stoddart GL, Hohenadel JM, McLeod CB, Evans RG. Do Canadian civil servants care about the health of populations? Am J Public Health. 2003 Apr;93(4):658-63.Read more

Evans RG, Stoddart GL. Consuming research, producing policy? Am J Public Health. 2003 Mar;93(3):371-9.Read more

Barer ML, Morgan SG, Evans RG. Strangulation or rationalization? Costs and access in Canadian hospitals. Healthc Q. 2003;1(4):10-19.Read more

Mintzes B, Barer ML, Kravitz RL, Kazanjian A, Bassett K, Lexchin J, Evans RG, Pan R, Marion SA. Influence of direct to consumer pharmaceutical advertising and patients' requests on prescribing decisions: two site cross sectional survey. BMJ. 2002 Feb 2;324(7332):278-9. Read more

Evans RG, McGrail KM, Morgan SG, Barer ML, Hertzman C. Apocalypse no: population aging and the future of health care systems. Can J Aging 2001;20(suppl. 1):160-91. Read more

McGrail K, Green B, Barer ML, Evans RG, Hertzman C, Normand C. Age, costs of acute and long-term care and proximity to death: evidence for 1987-88 and 1994-95 in British Columbia. Age Ageing. 2000 May;29(3):249-53. Read more

Evans RG. Going for the gold: the redistributive agenda behind market-based health care reform. J Health Polit Policy Law. 1997 Apr;22(2):427-65. Read more

Evans RG, Barer ML, Stoddart GL. User fees for health care: why a bad idea keeps coming back (or, what's health got to do with it?) Can J Aging. 1995 Summer;14(2):360-90. Read more

Evans RG, Stoddart GL. Producing health, consuming health care. Soc Sci Med. 1990;31(12):1347-63. Read more

Barer ML, Evans RG, Hertzman C, Lomas J. Aging and health care utilization: new evidence on old fallacies.  Soc Sci Med. 1987;24(10):851-62. Read more

Evans RG. Hang Together, or Hang Separately: The Viability of a Universal Health Care System Canadian Public Policy, 13,2 (1987): 165-180. Read more

Evans RG. Incomplete Vertical Integration in the Health Care Industry: Pseudomarkets and Pseudopolicies. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 468 (1983): 60-87. Read more

Evans RG. Slouching Toward Chicago: Regulatory Reform as Revealed Religion. Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 1982; 20(3): 454-482. Read more